VW presentation described how to cheat emissions tests, report saysWed, 27, Apr 2016
A Volkswagen PowerPoint presentation from 2006 described “in detail” how the German automaker could cheat on stringent U.S. emissions tests, the New York Times reported today.
Bosch posts record revenue on safety and assistance systems, warns of slowdownWed, 27, Apr 2016
German auto parts maker Robert Bosch said it expected sales to rise at the lower end of its 3 to 5 percent forecast range this year if a slowdown in the first quarter continues.
VW has not fixed a single diesel car in U.K., minister saysTue, 26, Apr 2016
Volkswagen has not fixed any of the 1.2 million cars in the U.K. affected by its diesel-emissions scandal, the British transport minister said, despite the company having said it had begun software modifications to some models.
German automakers to recall 630,000 diesel cars to fix emissionsFri, 22, Apr 2016
Volkswagen, Opel, Audi, Mercedes and Porsche will recall 630,000 vehicles to fix diesel emissions management software, a German government official said, widening a clampdown on air pollution in the wake of the VW scandal.
VW's European customers frustrated as automaker reaches U.S. diesel dealFri, 22, Apr 2016
Lawyers say VW owners in Europe deserve a similar deal to a U.S. agreement that includes buybacks, fixes and "substantial" compensation for cars fitted with emissions-cheating software. About 8.5 million of 11 million VW Group cars equipped with rigged engines were sold in Europe.
Legal hurdles remain for VW in U.S. despite emissions dealFri, 22, Apr 2016
VW still faces further fights on several fronts in the U.S. despite reaching an agreement to resolve consumers' and regulators' claims over diesel vehicles fitted with cheat software. A criminal investigation remains ongoing, and a multi-state probe into consumer and environmental violations will continue.
Cheating code words said to complicate VW's emissions probeTue, 19, Apr 2016
Investigators probing Volkswagen's diesel-emissions cheating are struggling to make headway through data secured from more than 1,500 laptops that includes obscure company code words, Bloomberg reported.
Internet-connected cars a hacker magnet, U.S. official saysWed, 13, Apr 2016
Internet-connected and driverless cars could be targets for hackers -- potentially including terrorists and hostile nations -- so the automotive industry must ensure vehicles have built-in cybersecurity protection, a top U.S. Justice Department official said.
BMW launches app to help customers beat the trafficSat, 02, Apr 2016
BMW drivers will need to find other excuses besides traffic to justify lateness as the automaker starts a smartphone service that tells car owners the best time to leave on their journey.
TradeRev app upgrade offers premium featuresThu, 31, Mar 2016
The TradeRev mobile app that enables dealers to upload information about a used vehicle and get bids from other dealers -- without the costs of transporting the vehicle to a traditional auction -- has a new optional upgrade.